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Personal and Spiritual Formation for Christian Ministry

AQF: 6/7/8/9, hybrid

Wednesday Daytime Unit

PC076-612/712/812 + PC206-912(Specialised Studies)
Note: this unit is being offered in place of PC008 Spiritual Formation for Professional Ministries

Powerful cultural forces seek to form our desires and choices. A pivotal biblical text insists, “Do not be conformed … be transformed”  How are we formed? Counter-formed? Transformed … for faithful living, godly ministry, wise leadership? 

This unit delves into formational practices for disciples of Christ who long to make a difference in churches, workplaces, and families. We will explore human identity, self-care, conflict, power dynamics, stress, burnout, spiritual warfare, addictive patterns, complex relationships, and so much more.

Lecturer: Rod Thompson with tutors: Kristen Young, Yane Damanik and Jasmine Lee
AQF level: 6/7/8/9
Lecture Mode: hybrid*
Times: Wednesdays 2.30pm–3.20pm + 3.30pm–4.20pm + 4.25pm–5.15pm
Dates: 9, 16, 23 February; 2, 16, 23, 30 March; 27 April; 11, 18 May; 1, 8 June 2022 (Exam period = 20-24 June)
Location: Croydon Campus, 43 Badminton Road, Croydon 2132
Credit Points and Costs:
APC076 = 36hrs - Audit (no assessments)
PC076-612 = 12 credit points (1 unit) – DipTh, AssocDeg, BMin, BTh, BDiv
PC076-712 = 12 credit points (1 unit) – BMin, BTh, BDiv
PC076-812 = 12 credit points (1 unit) – GDDiv, MDiv, MTS
PC206-912 = 12 credit points (1 unit) Specialised Studies - MDiv, MTS
Tuition Fees:
Audit = $405
AQF unit levels 5-7 (12 credit points) = $2,580 (Overseas student = $2,973)
AQF unit levels 8-9 (12 credit points) = $2,640 (Overseas student = $3,042)
For further details see Costs

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